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Email in Brazil Posted by on Dec 30, 2010

Though we don’t stop to think about it much, the pace of technology has moved incredibly quickly in the last decade, and it’s funny to think that in our lifetimes, the Internet was a new phenomenon. I recently came across a very funny video, a news report about electronic mail on a Brazilian news channel…

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Listening Comprehension – Politics Meets Finance Posted by on Apr 26, 2010

This year is a presidential election year in Brazil, and I’ve been playing around with this tool that the brokerage firm Souza Barros put together, called BOVAP (Bolsa de Valores Políticos) to help Brazilians learn more about their politicians.  Watch the video below to see how it works and then try to answer some of…

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Reading Comprehension: Internet Dating Posted by on Mar 24, 2010

For today’s reading comprehension, we’re going to read a BBC Brasil article about an indigenous couple who met on the Internet. Casal indígena se conhece na internet Excerpt: “O casal Gasodá Suruí e Maria Leonice, ou Tori Tupari, seu nome indígena, se conheceu pela Internet e até casou pela rede. Eles são um exemplo de…

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Website Vocabulary: Part II Posted by on Oct 23, 2009

Today we’re going to look at another set of website vocabulary, focusing a bit more on e-mail. Hope it’s useful! digitar = type clicar = click assunto = subject rascunho = draft lixeira = trash enviar = send descartar = discard anexar um arquivo = attach a file denunciar spam = report spam assinatura =…

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Website Vocabulary Posted by on Oct 16, 2009

Today, we’re going to look at vocabulary related to the Internet and websites. Internet = a Internet [een-ter-neh-chee] browser = navegador window = janela tab = aba server = servidor broadband = banda larga add = adicionar delete = excluir sign up/create an account = cadastrar-se login = fazer login/entrar log out = sair password…

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